There are 4 ways to get from Salem to Rameswaram by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Salem Junction (SA) to Rameswaram (RMM) Okha-Rmm Exp

$9 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Salem to Tiruchirappali
  2. Take the bus from Tiruchirapalli to Rameshwaram

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Rameswaram 224.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Salem to Rameswaram 224.5 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salem to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Rameswaram is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,000 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Salem and Rameswaram is 292 km. The road distance is 359.3 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Salem to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salem to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Salem and arriving at Rameshwaram via Tiruchirapalli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Salem, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Salem to Rameswaram once a week. Tickets cost $7 - $18 and the journey takes 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salem to Rameswaram via Tiruchirappali and Tiruchirapalli in around 8 h 38 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Salem to Tiruchirappali
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tiruchirapalli to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Salem to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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